Advisory Details

March 16th, 2020

Foxit Studio Photo PSD File Parsing Uninitialized Pointer Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-20-305
ZDI-CAN-9811

CVE ID CVE-2020-8882
CVSS SCORE 7.8, (AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)
AFFECTED VENDORS Foxit
AFFECTED PRODUCTS Studio Photo
VULNERABILITY DETAILS

This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on affected installations of Foxit Studio Photo. User interaction is required to exploit this vulnerability in that the target must visit a malicious page or open a malicious file.

The specific flaw exists within the handling of the PSD files. The issue results from the lack of proper initialization of a pointer prior to accessing it. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code in the context of the current process.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS Foxit has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
https://www.foxitsoftware.com/support/security-bulletins.php
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2019-11-22 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2020-03-16 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CREDIT Mat Powell of Trend Micro Zero Day Initiative
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